Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Two Family Snowshoe Treks are being offered this month at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman. They will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, and Saturday, Feb. 22. Preregistration is required; call 763-389-3323, ext. 13. Snowshoes are provided, or bring your own. Meet at the snowsh...Read More
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On Saturday, Dec. 21, volunteers will be surveying the roads and trails in and around the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman, participating in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. The count area is a circle, 15 miles in diameter, with its center at county roads 9 and...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor In the 30 years that bald eagles have been nesting in the wild at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman, a total of 199 eaglets have been produced. This year there were 14 nests, 12 active pairs and 10 eaglets that fledged or left the nest. The refuge was ...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman has two guided tours coming up in September. A fall bird tour will run from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. A fall wildflower tour is set for 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 14. Both tours are free, but preregistration is requested; call 763-389-3323, e...Read More
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Work has begun to improve approximately 150 acres of rare oak savanna habitat in the Blue Hill Trail area at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman. The first phase of this project will include removal of downed trees and thinning of standing trees by a local logging company. After t...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman will host “An Evening With Moths” from 8:30-11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. The free program will be presented by Jim Sogaard, author of “Moths & Caterpillars of the North Woods.” Preregister by calling 763-389-3323, ext. 10, or email sherburne@f...Read More
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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge near Zimmerman has completed an environmental assessment compatibility determination for a proposed visitor center and education facility at the refuge. Although the assessment is written for an entire visitor center, classroom and headquarters complex, plans at th...Read More
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A Spring Celebration of Birds, Plants and Nature will be held 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge  near Zimmerman. The schedule includes: •International Migratory Bird Day Bird Tour: 7-11 a.m. Meet guides at refuge headquarters to begin the tour. •Dragon...Read More
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